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Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Group

We are the Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Pre-registration not available for this walk - just turn up on the day.

Moderately paced walk in attractive Wealden countryside encompassing woods, open fields, quiet lanes & footpaths in addition to Penshurst Castle Estate and the picturesque village of Penshurst.

Some undulating terrain with areas of level walking.

Route: from Leigh we make our way to the Penshurst Estate, passing Penshurst Castle en route & the fascinating village of Penshurst. From here, passing orchards, farms and through woodland we make towards Heath Corner with its characterful Rock Inn. Then head back to Penshurst Station through fields & quiet country lanes via Wellers Town & Vexour.

Lunch stop: Picnic followed later in the walk by a refreshment stop at the Rock Inn.

Meet at Leigh Station at 11.10.

Travel: Charing Cross 10.08/Waterloo East. 10.11/ London Bridge 10.17 - South Eastern train to Hastings - changing at Tonbridge (arr 10.52) to the 11.01 Southern train to Redhill - arr Leigh 11.05.

Ticket/Fare: Off-Peak Day Return to Leigh (Kent): £20.00/Railcard £13.20/SRC+FP £6.90 - buy from Orpington.

Finish: Penshurst Station at about 5pm.

Leader: Maeve K - 07811 094 646 (on day of walk only).

 

 

Saturday, 11 May 2024
Start time:
11:10 am
Estimated finish time:
5:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
16.1km / 10.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
linear

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Accessible by public transport
  • No car needed

Starting point

Grid reference:
TQ 54557 46188
Nearest postcode:
TN11 8RU
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Start time:
11:10 am

Leigh Railway Station, Kent

Finishing point

Grid reference:
TQ 52672 43715
Nearest postcode:
TN11 8JE
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Estimated finish time:
5:00 pm

Penshurst Railway Station, Kent

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking